On the morning of November 1, at Giac Nguyen Pagoda (Trung Thanh Commune, Co Do District, Can Tho City) solemnly held the Buddhist Delegate Congress of Co Do District for the 2021-2026 term.
The congress was conducted internally, with the testimony of Most Venerable Dao Nhu, Head of the Executive Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha of Can Tho City, and the standing dignitaries of the Can Tho Buddhist Sangha Executive Board, the Co Do District Executive Board of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha; Representatives of government leaders, departments of Can Tho city and Co Do district also attended.
After the ceremony, Venerable Thich Quang Phuoc, Standing Deputy of the Buddhist Executive Board of Co Do District reported on Buddhist work for the 2016-2021 term and the direction of Buddhist activities for the 2021-2026 term.
Accordingly, Buddhism in Co Do district has 12 monasteries with 28 monks and nuns. During the 2016-2021 term, monks and nuns, Buddhist monasteries in the district have joined hands to perform social charity work with a value of more than 8 billion VND.
On this occasion, the collectives and individuals of typical monks and nuns were honored to receive the Certificate of Merit from the Buddhist Executive Board of Can Tho City, the Certificate of Merit from the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Co Do district.
In the spirit of solidarity, harmony and high consensus, delegates attending the congress elected a new Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha of Co Do district for the term 2021-2026, consisting of 12 members, led by Venerable Duong An as Head of the Executive Committee. .
On behalf of the Board of Directors, Most Venerable Dao Nhu praised the achievements of the Buddhist Executive Board of Co Do district in recent terms. The Venerable Master hoped that the next term, the new Executive Board would continue to strive and overcome difficulties to successfully complete all Buddhist work assigned by the Church, contributing to the development of Buddhism in the district.